412 Same-Sex Marriages In Ireland Since Referendum

Over 400 same sex marriages have taken place in Ireland since the passing of the Marriage Equality Referendum on 23 May 2015.

The largest number of marriages have taken place in Dublin, with 213 couples getting married in the last year.

Other figures show 43 marriages in Cork, 25 in Limerick, 17 in Wicklow and 11 each in Wexford, Kildare and Donegal.

Welcoming the figures, Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar, said: "The Marriage Equality Referendum was a historic day for Ireland. One year on, it's really great to see that 412 marriages have now taken place which otherwise would not have happened. It's a timely reminder of that momentous vote on that momentous day."


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